Invercargill

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Invercargill

Waihōpai (Māori)
Spring in Esk Street, Invercargill
Spring in Esk Street, Invercargill
Invercargill City's location within the South Island
Invercargill City's location within the South Island
Coordinates: 46°24′47″S 168°20′51″E / 46.41306°S 168.34750°E / -46.41306; 168.34750
Kintra New Zealand
IslandSouth Island
RegionSouthland
Territorial authorityInvercargill City
Settled bi Europeans1853
Govrenment
 • MayorTim Shadbolt
 • Deputy MayorDarren Ludlow
Area
 • Territorial389 km2 (150 sq mi)
 • Urban
115 km2 (44 sq mi)
Population
 (June 2017)[1]
 • Territorial54,800
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
 • Urban
50,800
 • Urban density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Invercargillite
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13 (NZDT)
Postcode(s)
9810, 9812
Aurie code(s)03
Wabsteidicc.govt.nz

Invercargill (Māori: Waihōpai)[2] is the soothmaist an wastmaist ceety in New Zealand, an ane o the soothmaist ceeties in the warld. It is the commercial centre o the Southland region. It lees in the hert o the wide expanse o the Southland Plains on the Oreti or New River some 18 km north o Bluff, whik is the soothmaist toun in the Sooth Island. It sits amid rich fermland that is bordered bi lairge auries o conservation laund an marine reserves, includin Fiordland Naitional Pairk coverin the sooth-wast corner o the Sooth Island an the Catlins coastal region.

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Coordinates: 46°24′47″S 168°20′51″E / 46.41306°S 168.34750°E / -46.41306; 168.34750

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